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Maine Criminal Records broken link ?
The State Bureau of Identification offers a fee-based search for criminal history and juvenile crime information by name and date of birth.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Superior and District Court Quarterly Schedules broken link ?
View hearing schedules for Superior and District Courts for the current quarter by region.
Published opinions and orders
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Search a limited number of Maine Superior Court orders, or view an additional short list of orders and decisions.
Superior Court Decisions and Orders broken link ?
Search Maine Superior Court decisions and orders from January 2000 to the present by party name, year of decision, code title and section, court rule number, county, or judge.
Business and Consumer Court Orders and Decisions broken link ?
View and search opinions, orders, and decisions of the Maine Business and Consumer Court.
Self help, legal research, general information
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Legal information is available in several languages on a variety of topics, including Housing, Family Law, Employment, Education, Consumer, Benefits, Health, Taxes, Veterans and Military, and Civil Rights. General court information is also offered, including fee waivers, small claims, and other court procedures.
Maine Statutes broken link ?
Search Maine Revised Statutes by keyword, title, or section number. Click LIST OF TITLES in the left column to browse by title, chapter, and section.
Self-Representation Information broken link ?
The HelpMELaw website offers information for people who do not have attorneys, including links to legal information, legal services, lawyer referral services, and other resources.
Domestic Violence Information broken link ?
View answers to frequently asked questions about domestic violence, domestic abuse and the Protection Order process in Maine. In addition, there are links to agencies and programs for further legal assistance.
Child Support Services broken link ?
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services offers information about child support services, including information related to paternity, online payments, child support questions about a specific case, and other resources related to child support.
Business and Consumer Court broken link ?
View information about the statewide court division that handles certain business and consumer cases. Links to forms and answers to frequently asked questions are in the left column.
Alternative Dispute Resolution broken link ?
View information about mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Maine Superior Courts, with a link to a searchable directory of mediators and other ADR neutrals.
Legal Information Pamphlets and Web Pages broken link ?
The Maine Bar Association provides pamphlets and web page links on a variety of legal topics.
Representing Yourself broken link ?
View information about representing yourself in Maine courts. Links to a Citizen's Guide to the Courts, legal resources, and frequently asked questions are in the left column.
State Law Library broken link ?
View information about the Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, including contacts, hours, available resources and services, an online catalog, and links to legal research resources.
Equal Justice Partners Information broken link ?
Maine Equal Justice Partners offer information about the legal aspects of health care, public assistance, education, and employment issues for low-income residents.
Disability Rights Information broken link ?
The Disability Rights Center offers publications on various aspects of the rights of the disabled.
Executive Clemency Information broken link ?
View information about commutations of sentences and pardons of criminal convictions in Maine, including frequently asked questions and a downloadable application for clemency.
Superior Court Civil Case Information broken link ?
View information about the types of civil cases heard in Maine Superior Courts, and general information about civil procedure.
Superior Court Criminal Case Information broken link ?
View information about criminal procedure in Maine Superior Courts.
Foreclosure Diversion broken link ?
View information about the Foreclosure Diversion Program, which arranges mediation between homeowners and lenders. Links to forms and answers to frequently asked questions are included.
County and Online Law Libraries broken link ?
View information about local law libraries and online library resources. Links to locations and online resources are in the left column.
Victim Help broken link ?
The Maine Department of Corrections offers information about services available to crime victims, including notification, assistance with harassment problems, a prisoner and probationer search, and address confidentiality.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resources broken link ?
The Prosecutorial District 7 District Attorney's Office provides links to resources for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Lawyer Referral Service broken link ?
View information about lawyer referral services offered by the Maine Bar Association.
Attorney Complaint Forms and Information broken link ?
The Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar offers instructions for filing a complaint against a lawyer, information about fee disputes, and downloadable complaint and fee dispute forms.
Court Appointed Lawyers broken link ?
View information from the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services on how to apply for a court appointed lawyer and the types of cases for which the Commission provides lawyers.
Find Free Legal Assistance broken link ?
Pine Tree Legal Assistance offers free civil legal help to low-income residents, as well as information about various legal topics, downloadable legal forms and links to other legal services organizations.
Find a Volunteer Lawyer broken link ?
The Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project provides help with family law, consumer law, benefits, personal injury, real estate, and tax law matters for low-income residents.
Find Legal Help for Seniors broken link ?
Legal Services for the Elderly provides free legal help with consumer and health care matters for low-income Maine seniors.
Find Legal Help for the Disabled broken link ?
The Disability Rights Center provides free legal help for residents with disabilities.
Find Legal Help for Immigrants broken link ?
The Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project provides free or low-cost legal help for immigration matters.
Committee on Judicial Responsibility and Disability broken link ?
The Maine Judicial Branch provides information about the Committee on Judicial Responsibility and Disability, including instructions on filing a complaint against a judge.
Lawyer Directory broken link ?
Search a directory of attorneys who are admitted to the practice of law in Maine by name, city, county, or bar number.
Forms and related information
Civil Court Forms broken link ?
Pine Tree Legal Assistance offers selected family, protection order, small claims, name change, and guardianship forms. Forms may be downloaded, or completed online through an automated interview process.
Court Forms broken link ?
View and download Maine District and Superior Court forms by case type, including business and consumer, civil, criminal, family, foreclosure diversion, money judgment, protection from abuse and harassment, protective custody, and small claims. Protection order forms are available in multiple languages.
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